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reeve

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1. English history the local representative of the king in a shire (under the ealdorman) until the early 11th century
2. (in medieval England) a manorial steward who supervised the daily affairs of the manor: often a villein elected by his fellows
3. Canadian government (in certain provinces) a president of a local council, esp in a rural area
4. (formerly) a minor local official in any of several parts of England and the US

reeve

2
the female of the ruff (the bird)

reeve

[rēv]
(naval architecture)
To pass a rope through a hole or opening in a block, ringbolt, or similar device.
To fasten something by passing a rope or line through or around it.
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Reeve and his wife Tammy recently celebrated their 21st anniversary, and they have two children: Ali (15) and Devon (12).
As busy as higher ed stories kept Reeve, he wrote some memorable stories off his regular beat, including this moving story of an unborn 8-month-old baby killed by Charles Whitman.
Apologetic Reeve told The People: "I suffered stress fractures in basic training which ended my Army career.
Hearing chairman Mr Neal said the school "should have given more support" to Ms Reeve when she reported initial difficulties with the pupil to colleagues.
Four months ago, at a fund-raising gala for the foundation, Reeve looked healthy in a long, formal gown and said she was responding well to treatment and her tumour was shrinking.
Four months ago, at a fundraising gala for the foundation, Reeve looked healthy and said she was responding well to treatment and her tumour was shrinking.
Reeve was being treated at Northern Westchester hospital for a pressure wound that he developed, a common complication for people living with paralysis.
Reeve has specifically requested to meet with neuroimmunologist Michal Schwartz of the Weizmann Institute in Rehovot.
Reeve, now coach at Somerset, will come face to face with Lara as Warwickshire travel to the West Country today for an AXA League game.
On behalf of the entire board of directors and staff of the Christopher Reeve Foundation, we are extremely saddened by the death of Dana Reeve, whose grace and courage under the most difficult of circumstances was a source of comfort and inspiration to all of us," said Kathy Lewis, president and CEO of the foundation.
A commemoration ser-vice is expected to be held at Juillaird, the Manhattan performing arts school where Reeve studied alongside comedian Robin Williams.
Professor Colin Blakemore, chief executive of the Medical Research Council, said Reeve was a ``remarkable man''.